PLS Teens eNewsletter - Feb. 2014

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There are some great movies based on books this February. If you like action, romance, or vampires, checkout the book and then go see the movie with a friend.

The Monuments Men
In theaters Feb. 7 (rated PG-13)

Starring George Clooney, Cate Blanchett, Matt Damon

Based on The Monuments Men: Allied Heroes, Nazi Thieves, and the Greatest Treasure Hunt in History by Robert M. Edsel


Vampire Academy: Blood Sisters
In theaters Feb. 7 (rated PG-13)

Starring Zoey Deutch, Lucy Fry, Danila Kozlovsky

Based on Vampire Academy by Richelle Mead


Endless Love
In theaters Feb. 14 (rated PG-13)

Starring Gabriella Wilde, Alex Pettyfer, Bruce Greenwood

Based on Endless Love by Scott Spencer


Winter's Tale
In theaters Feb. 14 (rated PG-13)

Starring Colin Farrell, Jessica Brown Findlay, Russell Crowe

Based on Winter's Tale by Mark Helprin




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2013 Boston Globe-Horn Book Fiction Award
Honors in the field of children's and young adult literature
Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell

American Indian Library Association's Youth Literature Award
Middle School: How I Became a Ghost by Tim Tingle
Young Adult: Killer of Enemies by Joseph Bruchac

Margaret A. Edwards Award
Lifetime achievement in writing for young adults
Markus Zusak whose books include: The Book Thief and I Am the Messenger

Michael L. Printz Award
Excellence in literature written for young adults
Midwinter Blood by Marcus Sedgwick

Odyssey Award
Best audiobook produced for children and/or young adults
Scowler by Daniel Kraus


Pura Belpre (Author) Award
Honoring a Latino writer whose children's books best portray, affirm and celebrate the Latino cultural experience
Yaqui Delgado Wants to Kick Your Ass by Meg Medina

Schneider Family Book Award
Books that embody an artistic expression of the disability experience
Rose under Fire by Elizabeth Wein

Stonewall Book Award
Mike Morgan & Larry Romans Children's & Young Adult Literature Award for works of exceptional merit for children or teens relating to the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender experience
Beautiful Music for Ugly Children by Kirstin Cronn-Mills

William C. Morris Award
A debut book published by a first-time author writing for teens
Charm & Strange by Stephanie Kuehn

Excellence in Nonfiction for Young Adults
The Nazi Hunters: How a Team of Spies and Survivors Captured the World's Most Notorious Nazi by Neal Bascomb

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Feb. 6 @ 5:30 p.m. - eDevice Class - Learn to download books from the library to your Nook, Kindle, or iPad. This class is for adults and teens. Register online, at the library, or by calling 485-2275.

Feb. 18 @ 4 p.m. - Yu-Gi-Oh Duel - Participants receive a free demo pack of Yu-Gi-Oh cards and beginners will be instructed on how to play. Try your skills in a free play tournament. This program is aimed toward 8-12 year-olds, but older teens are welcome.

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